The Energy and Water Sector Education and Training Authority (EWSETA) is a skills development authority serving the energy and water sectors. It is one of 21 Sector Education and Training Authorities SETAs established in South Africa in terms of the Skills Development Act of 1998 – amended. It plays a crucial function in ensuring that the National Skills and Development Strategy is executed within the energy and water sectors. The main areas of focus of the EWSETA is energy, renewable energy, gas and water services sector, as determined by the Honourable Minister of Higher Education and Training in terms of section 9(2) of the SDA, read in conjunction with Government Gazette No 33756, RG 9417, No. R1055 of 11 November 2010.
EWSETA’s responsibility is to manage the skills development through strategic sector skills planning within the framework of the National Skills Development Strategy III.
We achieve our vision through:
- Comprehensive research and a sound understanding of the skills demand and supply forces in our sector.
- Coordinating , facilitating and providing quality assurance for sector relevant skills development programmes for our stakeholders, aligned with stated national skills development priorities and
- Establishing a sector skills pipeline with a positive impact on government‘s economic growth policies, employment creation and the eradication of poverty.
We will be the recognized, reputable and leading authority in world class skills development facilitation for the energy and water services sector.